The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 414 454 431
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 171 112 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.76% 2.70% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 40 65
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £273 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £403 £408
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
Oracle Applications
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4550 4149 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.89% 8.62% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2487 2291 2463
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 60
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.69 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.14% -33.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 55 £441 +10.31% 10
South East +1 50 £495 +31.12% 5
South West -25 16 £450 +13.92%
North East -9 14 £440 +46.66%
Yorkshire +11 13 £290 -13.43% 1
East Midlands +8 9 £338 +22.72%
East of England -22 6 £465 +69.09%
North West -16 3 £290 -28.52% 1
Midlands +3 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications.

1 342 (100.00%) Oracle
2 179 (52.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 169 (49.42%) Oracle EBS
4 154 (45.03%) SQL
5 145 (42.40%) Finance
6 106 (30.99%) PL/SQL
7 84 (24.56%) Oracle Payables
8 83 (24.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 80 (23.39%) Oracle Database
9 80 (23.39%) Oracle General Ledger
10 72 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 66 (19.30%) Oracle Reports
12 63 (18.42%) SC Cleared
13 60 (17.54%) Oracle Forms
14 59 (17.25%) Migration
15 55 (16.08%) Oracle 11i
16 49 (14.33%) Oracle Financials
16 49 (14.33%) Oracle Assets
17 48 (14.04%) ERP
17 48 (14.04%) SOA
18 45 (13.16%) UNIX
19 44 (12.87%) Workflow
20 43 (12.57%) Oracle Workflow
21 41 (11.99%) Data Migration
22 37 (10.82%) HP
23 36 (10.53%) C#
24 35 (10.23%) Java
24 35 (10.23%) Middleware
24 35 (10.23%) General Ledger
25 33 (9.65%) QA

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (12.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (9.36%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.80%) Apache
4 12 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.75%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.58%) IIS
8 2 (0.58%) Liferay
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 179 (52.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 169 (49.42%) Oracle EBS
3 84 (24.56%) Oracle Payables
4 83 (24.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 80 (23.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 55 (16.08%) Oracle 11i
7 49 (14.33%) Oracle Financials
7 49 (14.33%) Oracle Assets
8 24 (7.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 22 (6.43%) Oracle Cash Management
10 18 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
11 13 (3.80%) Oracle ASCP
12 10 (2.92%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
14 8 (2.34%) Oracle Manufacturing
15 7 (2.05%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 7 (2.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 5 (1.46%) Oracle Payroll
17 4 (1.17%) Oracle SCM
17 4 (1.17%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.73%) SAN
2 3 (0.88%) LDAP
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.39%) Oracle Database
2 66 (19.30%) Oracle Reports
3 33 (9.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (9.36%) Oracle BI EE
5 31 (9.06%) SQL Server
6 27 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (6.73%) Oracle ODI
8 22 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (6.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 19 (5.56%) SQLPlus
11 15 (4.39%) Oracle Discoverer
12 10 (2.92%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.05%) MS Access
14 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
16 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (17.54%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (4.97%) Toad
3 7 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (2.05%) JDeveloper
4 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.17%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
6 2 (0.58%) ProC
6 2 (0.58%) FishEye
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 145 (42.40%) Finance
2 35 (10.23%) General Ledger
3 27 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.09%) Back Office
5 11 (3.22%) Banking
5 11 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.34%) Retail
7 6 (1.75%) Military
8 5 (1.46%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.29%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Latvian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Lithuanian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Romanian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (28.65%) Consultant
2 80 (23.39%) Oracle Consultant
3 47 (13.74%) DBA
3 47 (13.74%) Oracle DBA
4 39 (11.40%) Developer
5 34 (9.94%) Analyst
5 34 (9.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 31 (9.06%) Functional Consultant
7 30 (8.77%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 27 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
9 26 (7.60%) Architect
10 23 (6.73%) Project Manager
11 21 (6.14%) Oracle Analyst
12 18 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Consultant
13 17 (4.97%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 15 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
15 14 (4.09%) Change Manager
15 14 (4.09%) Oracle Project Manager
16 13 (3.80%) Oracle Support Analyst
16 13 (3.80%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.23%) Middleware
2 31 (9.06%) XML
3 19 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (4.68%) .NET
5 14 (4.09%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.75%) WebCenter
8 5 (1.46%) J2EE
8 5 (1.46%) Web Services
8 5 (1.46%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.88%) Velocity
9 3 (0.88%) WSDL
10 2 (0.58%) Spring
10 2 (0.58%) EDI
10 2 (0.58%) HTML
11 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.29%) Java EE
11 1 (0.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.22%) Data Conversion
1 11 (3.22%) N-Tier
2 10 (2.92%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.46%) Replication
5 3 (0.88%) Kindle
6 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.16%) UNIX
2 31 (9.06%) Linux
3 15 (4.39%) Windows
4 9 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.17%) AIX
6 2 (0.58%) HPUX
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.25%) Migration
2 48 (14.04%) ERP
2 48 (14.04%) SOA
3 44 (12.87%) Workflow
4 41 (11.99%) Data Migration
5 32 (9.36%) CRM
6 27 (7.89%) Project Management
7 23 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (6.14%) Regression Testing
9 20 (5.85%) E-business
9 20 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
11 18 (5.26%) ETL
11 18 (5.26%) ITIL
11 18 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 17 (4.97%) Cash Management
12 17 (4.97%) Validation
13 16 (4.68%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (45.03%) SQL
2 106 (30.99%) PL/SQL
3 36 (10.53%) C#
4 35 (10.23%) Java
5 24 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 23 (6.73%) VB
7 9 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.05%) VBA
9 6 (1.75%) R
10 5 (1.46%) Korn
10 5 (1.46%) C
10 5 (1.46%) Perl
11 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 72 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 63 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.43%) ISTQB
4 20 (5.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (3.22%) Degree
5 11 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.22%) CCNA
6 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.58%) OCP
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.29%) CISSP
11 1 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.65%) QA
2 22 (6.43%) SLA
3 6 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (6.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (3.80%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 342 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (10.82%) HP
3 18 (5.26%) Pegasus
4 13 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.92%) Informatica
5 10 (2.92%) Primavera
5 10 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.63%) VMware
7 8 (2.34%) CODA
7 8 (2.34%) SAP
8 7 (2.05%) Talend
8 7 (2.05%) Sage
9 5 (1.46%) Siebel
9 5 (1.46%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.46%) IBM
10 4 (1.17%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.88%) Cognos
12 2 (0.58%) Retek
12 2 (0.58%) webMethods